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    Default Rampage II Extreme BIOS 1104 [Any1 tired it yet?]

    Hi,
    for those Rampage II Extreme Owners, have any1 of you tried the latest BIOS release couple of days ago 1104? Can you share info??
    I read somewhere that with this BIOS 1104 Turbo mode can be kept on Multiplier x21 all the way?
    is that true?

    Thanks in advance

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    I have not. Interesting..........I'd like to know as well. Can't flash yet, am testing, maybe on the weekend if nobody else has by that point.

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    You guys do not need 1104 unless your running two GTX295s, at least that's what my friend told me , he's running two of them , and said the bios update did not really help the problem he was having .
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    Dr D,
    did ur friend mention anything about the turbo mode in 1104 that can be kept turned on all the way ?
    means it remains on x21 multiplier

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    Hi Bully, he did not mention that, his problem was with his GTX 295s, but I will ask him for you and get back to you . He is on the road during the week, so I should know by the weekend .

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    Quote Originally Posted by bullydog View Post
    Dr D,
    did ur friend mention anything about the turbo mode in 1104 that can be kept turned on all the way ?
    means it remains on x21 multiplier
    you mean it will stay fixed at 21x no up and down as power saving state, right?
    why don't you just disable the Turbo mode and just turn the multiplier up to 21x and just enable the HT only. I have seen people running at 4.2Ghz without Turbo on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    you mean it will stay fixed at 21x no up and down as power saving state, right?
    why don't you just disable the Turbo mode and just turn the multiplier up to 21x and just enable the HT only. I have seen people running at 4.2Ghz without Turbo on.
    BIOS only has a max of x20 multiplier...turbo mode will add the extra x1 = x21
    in my case i can turn on turbo mode but when the comp is on idle multiplier drops to 2.4ghz
    Thats why im hopping this BIOS 1104 allows turbo mode to be forced turned on even on idle x21

    My stepping isnt as good as those that can overclock @ 4ghz with HT turned on...its not stable @4ghz with HT turned on.
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    ...my bad, I forgot about locked multiplier.
    What is your stepping and VID?
    I thought C0 is the only current core stepping for i7 at the moment. Intel will release new lines of i7 late next month with new stepping (D0), if I'm not mistaken?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    ...my bad, I forgot about locked multiplier.
    What is your stepping and VID?
    I thought C0 is the only current core stepping for i7 at the moment. Intel will release new lines of i7 late next month with new stepping (D0), if I'm not mistaken?
    Sorry i was referring to Batch not stepping
    my batch no is 3838A374 running on 1.41v ...
    apparently the later batches wont do 4ghz anymore and also
    Possibilities for intel revising to D0 stepping as the current C0 stepping 920
    clocks so well its hurting the
    sales of the 940 and perhaps 965

    btw is VID and vcore the same?

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